College and Career Readiness in a Competency-Based System

“College and Career Readiness”—you can’t read anything in education these days without this concept popping up. At times it can seem like a nebulous and ever changing term. For states, districts, and schools transitioning to competency-based education systems, what are the implications and opportunities emerging that may help us in managing the concept of college and career readiness for all students?

Here are a few of the things emerging:

1) Empowered by Students
2) Academics, Skills, and Dispositions to Dispositions, Skills, and Academics
3) Deployment of Resources and Time

This was originally published on July 18, 2013 at the College & Career Readiness & Success Center at http://www.ccrscenter.org/products-resources/blog/college-and-career-readiness-competency-based-system

Read the entire article by Chris Sturgis on CompetencyWorks at http://www.competencyworks.org/2013/08/college-and-career-readiness-in-a-competency-based-system/

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